The Veldt – 1970’s

The Hadley family lives in an automated house called “The Happylife Home,” filled with machines that do every task. The

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I’ll Be Glad when You’re Dead You Rascal, You – 1930’s

Max Fleischer paired Betty Boop with viper man Louis Armstrong in the mid 1930’s. In it¬†Fleischer mixes jazz, live action,

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Trailer: The King of Kings – 1927

A preview of Cecil B. DeMille’s upcoming film, The King of Kings … “the picture that will live forever.” DeMille

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Despotism – 1946

“The State – I am the State.” – Louis XIV In this timeless educational film from 1946, the pernicious mechanics

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Edgar Allan Poe: The Tell-Tale Heart – 1941

Edgar Allan Poe’s classic The Tell-Tale Heart, written in 1843, was produced in 1941 and directed by Jules Dassin, a

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Mills Brothers: I Ain’t Got Nobody – 1930’s

An authentic, rare classic version of the standard “I Ain’t Got Nobody,” sung by the Mills Brothers, shot in the

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So They Tell Me – 1919

So They Tell Me, circa 1919, skewers the top headlines of its day, the World War I era. Crude animation

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A Jazz Etude – Serendipitously Surreal

In this serendipitously surreal short “A Jazz Etude,” tap dance extraordinaire Billy Burt dances up a storm in top hat,

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